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In 2017, we look forward to continuing our fundraising efforts for the Plymouth Center of Active Living (PCOA) however we need YOUR support! Please renew your membership for 2017.

This past year, The Friends provided medical identification bracelets, financial assistance for the Mastery Program and iPad Pilot Program, and supported the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program, which improves and supports the quality of life for these loving caretakers.

Please spread the word about our good work to your family and friends.

Timeless Treasures, the Friends gift shop, at the COA has been very successful thanks to our patrons and those of you that have donated gently used items. All proceeds continue to benefit events and educational programs at the Center for Active Living (COA). Any questions or drop off times please contact Shop Managers, Betty Clough or Karen Whipple at 508-830-4230.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Dining for a Cause
Will & Co Cafe, 6-B Court Street, Plymouth, MA
7:30 am - 3:00 pm on Wednesdays
Current and new patrons are invited to enjoy the Will & Co Cafe's delicious food and they will donate 15% of your guest check [excludes tax and gratuity] to the Friends. This is a win win! You enjoy a wonderful breakfast or lunch and the Friends continue to support the Seniors in Plymouth. Vouchers may be found in the Center for Active Living newsletter or at the Center's gift shop, 44 Nook Road, Plymouth, MA.

PAST EVENTS

Laughing Ladies
The Delvena Theatre presented Laughing Ladies on November 2 and it was a hit! The production was unique, original and live. We met celebrity female comedians from yesteryear. Lucille Ball, Minnie Pearl, Sophie Tucker and even George Burns stopped by! What a show. There were over 130 attendees that enjoyed the afternoon. Next spring we look forward to a production of Lucy Borden.

Fall Craft Fair
Thanks to all who attended our fair. It was a successful event, better than last year and we look forward to 2018!

Plymouth Farmer's Market
2:30 - 6:30 pm on Thursdays, June 8-October at Plimouth Plantation
The Friends are bringing back the Bolga Baskets! We will see you at The Plymouth Farmer's Market held at the Plimouth Plantation. The Friends will be there the second Thursday of every month June through October. New style of baskets this year! See you at the Market.

Dining for a Cause
99 Restaurant and Pub, 19 Home Depot Dr., Plymouth, MA
5:00 - 10:00 pm on Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Benefitting the Friends. Vouchers are available at the Friends Gift Shop at the Center as well as in the Council's publication "Center for Active Living"

Plant Sale
Thank you to all that came by!

Antiques & Collectibles Appraisal Day
Thanks to all who attended Appraisal Day. A wonderful time was had by all! Some attendees left with large smiles on their faces due to their treasures they had appraised.

St. Parick's Day Afternoon Dance
Thanks to all who attended the dance on March 17, 2017

The Delvena Theatre Company Presents "The Incredible Mae West"
Thanks to all for attending the presentation of "The Incredible Mae West" on November 9. The room was filled with over 90 people! The Delvena Theatre group will definitely be back next year with two more shows Totie Fields and Lizzie Borden! Details will follow.

The Fall Craft Fair!
Thanks to all who attended the fair on October 29.
This was The Friends first craft faor and it was a success!

The Friends at the Plymouth Farmer's Market
Thank you to all of our supporters that visited The Friends at the Plimouth Farmer's Market during the spring, summer and fall. This was our best year ever! The Bolga baskets were flying off the grass! This support allows The Friends to continue providing services to the Center.

Love Letters
The Friends want to extend our sincere thanks for your support of the production Love Letters. We had a wonderful crowd that truly appreciated the talents of Geronimo Sands and Conni DiLego.

Soup-a-Thon
Over 70 people attended the soup-a-thon and tast tested 5 local entries. The winner was 42 Degrees North Restaurant & Lounge with their famous lobster corn chowder! The two runner ups were The Market at Pinehills and Blue Blinds Restaurant and Bakery. It was a wonderful afternoon with soup, desert and entertainment!

Psychic Fair
Thank you for attending! The proceeds from the fair benefited the arts program at the Council on Aging. We had mediums, psychics and card readers as well as vendors with handmade jewelry, essences, crystals and other items. Free coffee and tea were served all day!

Strawberry Season Celebration
Thank you for attending! We enjoyed strawberry shortcake and good company. Strawberry themed items were also for sale.

Steppin' Out with the Friends Dance
Everyone enjoyed line dancing with Lynne Govoni. It was hosted by Michael Winward.
Thank you for attending the event.

High Tea
Thank you for attending! Everyone enjoyed tea, refreshments and good conversation.

ONGOING

Tree of Life Plaque
The fall signifies falling leaves, however, at the Council on Aging to us the Tree of Life plaque is in memory of those who have gone before us, in dedication to those whom we love and live with today and in planning for generations to come. Help us to raise funds for this program. If you stop by the Center, please note the Tree of Life plaque proudly on display in the lobby. Please read more about this plaque on our sponsorship page or contact one of our directors.

To see regularly scheduled COA activities and events visit the Plymouth Council on Aging's website.

 


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